Monday, January 20, 2020

Business

Sikalesele-Vaka quits cash strapped Bona Life

The local life insurance company, Bona Life’s founding chief executive officer (CEO) Regina Sikalesele-Vaka resigned her position and that of Board Director...

Eyes on Kgosidiile to turn BDC into a profitable entity

The Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) - the government investment arm - has replaced the company’s substantive Managing Director (MD) by appointing Cross...

BMC employees have beef with acting head honcho

Some disgruntled employees of the Botswana Meat Commission have reported the acting chief executive officer (CEO) to the office of the President...

De Beers weathers the rough diamond storm

Diamond mining giant De Beers ended 2019 with a flicker of hope after a slight uptick in rough diamond sales in what...

Data income boosts BTCL revenue

The Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC), the only local listed telco-operator has been stable over the last couple of months.

Botswana maintains GDP growth rate at 3.1 percent

Botswana's economy continues to show signs of weakness, with the latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures revealing that the diamond dependent economy...

Electricity imports dim local power generation

Locally produced electricity accounts for half of the total power distributed as Botswana continues to rely on power imports to meet demand,...

Botswana falls deep into the deficit abyss

As data continues to trickle in, the previous year is proving to have been tough with Botswana’s trade deficits widening and hitting...

Batswana get upward and digitally mobile

Botswana has an opportunity to assert herself in the digital space through development of a digitally connected and driven society in 2020.

SPEDU reviews mandate

The trouble torn Selebi Phikwe Economic Unit (SPEDU) is reviewing its mandate as it grapples to turn the Phikwe region into an...